organotherapy


organotherapy
/awr'geuh noh ther"euh pee, awr gan'oh-/, n.
the branch of therapeutics that deals with the use of remedies prepared from the organs of animals, as from the thyroid gland, the pancreas, or the suprarenal bodies.
[1895-1900; ORGANO- + THERAPY]

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